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Bert Williams

Bert Williams was a Bahamian-born American entertainer, one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. He is credited as being the first Black man to have the leading role in a film: Darktown Jubilee in 1914.[dubious – discuss]... Read More

BornEgbert Austin Williams
November 12, 1874
Nassau, Bahamas
DiedMarch 4, 1922 (aged 47)
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Other namesEgbert Austin Williams
OccupationEntertainer, actor, comedian
Years active1892–1922


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